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St Bees

An ancient parish in Allerdale Above Derwent ward, Cumberland.
Ennerdale, St Mary, was rebuilt in 1856 but appears to have some Norman elements.
Eskdale, St. Catherine, dates back to the 12th century when St Bees Priory had a chapel here.
Hensingham, St. John, dates from 1911.
Loweswater, St. Bartholomew, dates from 1829, but the current church was extensively rebuilt in 1884, The first mention of a place of worship is in the St. Bees Priory records in 1125.
Nether Wasdale, St. Michael, originally a chapel of ease for St. Bees, the current church dates from the 16th Century.
Wasdale Head, St Olaf, a church of the Viking era with roof beams thought to be originally from Viking Long Ships.


Hensingham Cemetery: Burial Register with inscriptions 1866-2012 Available from Cumbria Archives

Netherwasdale: Cemetery Register 1916-2015 Available from Cumbria Archives

St Bees: Burials/Inscriptions database 1731-2014 Available from Cumbria Archives

St. Bees Burials Available from St Bees Priory

Basic Details

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Map Reference Cumbria County History Gen UKI Probate Jurisdictions pre 1858 Not recognized.
Available Publications
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2437 f 410-521 Haile, Beckermet, Gosforth & NetherwasdaleGo to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2438 f 1-90 Wasdale, Eskdale, Irton, Muncaster & WaberthwaiteGo to this publication
Monumental Inscriptions - EskdaleGo to this publication
Monumental Inscriptions - NetherwasdaleGo to this publication
Monumental Inscriptions - Wasdale HeadGo to this publication
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St.Olaf :
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Record Office Details

Record Office is : Whitehaven

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Ennerdale

YPR 12
Baptisms1638-1862
Marriages1638-1938
Banns
Burials1638-1877
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1676-1877 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Eskdale

YPR 4
Baptisms1625-1870
Marriages1625-1937
Banns
Burials1625-1930
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1676-1871 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Hensingham

YPR 35
Baptisms1811-1871
Marriages1825-1837
Banns
Burials1812-1858
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1811-1876 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Loweswater

YPR 41
Baptisms1625-1888
Marriages1625-1978
Banns
Burials1625-1976
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1689-1875 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Nether Wasdale

YPR 20
Baptisms1711-1990
Marriages1712-1968
Banns
Burials1711-1991
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1690-1854 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

St. Bees

YPR 42
Baptisms
Marriages
Banns
Burials
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1676-1895 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Wasdale Head

YPR 21
Baptisms1721-1992
Marriages1724-1909
Banns
Burials
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1721-1871 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland
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